A very popular Sydney based band, MIDNIGHT DRIFTERS generate energy and
excitement wherever they perform.
The line-up of this dynamic band is – Michael Bak on Lead & Rhythm Guitar /Vocal & Backing Vocals. Greg Townend – Double Bass/Bass Guitar/ Vocals & Backing Vocals and
Chris Anthony – Lead Vocals- Rhythm Guitar & Backing Vocals
Dave Luschwitz on Drums & Vocals.
Each member of this hard working 4 piece band have well over thirty years‟
experience in the music industry and have performed in a wide variety of bands
across NSW and interstate.
The band is based in Sydney and is “hot” on the 50‟ and 60‟ rock and
roll circuit. Dancers enjoy music from artist such as Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson,
Shaken Stevens, Carl Perkins, Chuck Berry, The Mavericks, Bill Haley, to
mention a few..
Midnight Drifters keep in the spirit of the 50‟ and 60‟ era playing your
favourite mix of Rock n Roll, Swing, Rockabilly and Country Rock, with a splash
of well-presented ballads, to make any event a memorable one.
The band performs at venues from Coolangatta, QLD theNorth Coast of NSW, down through Newcastle, The Central Coast, Sydney,Wollongong to Rockabilly and Rock „n‟ Roll Festivals in Victoria.
The band performed on Rock The Boat 4 in October 2014 onboard ‘Rhapsody Of The Seas” cruise liner, a 9 night extravaganza of music representing early nostalgic rock n roll to the present day!
Midnight Drifters performs for major dance groups such as: Gold Coast Rockers, Cool Rockin Cats, , Newcastle 50s R N R Club, ACT Rockers, Southside Rockers ACT, Born To Boogie Nowra, Footloose Rockers, Westside Rockers, Let’s Moove n Groove Dance, Cool Rockin Cats North Haven, Razzle Dazzle Rockers Sawtell.
Regular venues Include : Collegians Club Balgownie, St Marys Band Club, Club Marconi,C.Ex Coffs Harbour, Kempsey, RSL, Ettalong Bowling Club, , Katoomba RSL, Illawarra Leagues, Belmont 16‟s, Wyong RSL,Dubbo Rsl, Dubbo RSL , Orange Ex Services Club,Windsor RSL, Bulli Workers, the list goes on.
Dance Clubs and festivals:
1. Rock The Boat 4
2. Newcastle 50s Rock n Roll Club
3. Footloose Rockers Wollongong
4. Southside Rockers ACT
5. ACT Rockers
6.Westside Rockers – West Illawarra
7.Australian Swingtime- Bexley
8.Let’s Moove n Groove Dance Studio Green Valley
9.Wintersun Nostalgic Festival QLD
10.Kurri Kurri Nostalgic Festival Hunter Valley
11.Ballarat Beat Festival Vic
12.Jailhouse Rock Festival Arrarat Vic
13.Kool Rockin Cats North Haven
14. Gold Coast Rockers- QLD
15. Coastal Rockers Mid North Coast
16. All Shook Up Dance Studio Maitland
17. National Corvette Club
18. Chromefest Festival – The Entrance
19. Parkes Elvis Festival ( 2016)
20. National Film & Sound Archive Canberra – “Teenage Dream ” with Normie Rowe & Little Pattie
21. George IV Inn Rockabilly Festival Picton
This popular, very well presented band is dedicated to keeping in the spirit of the 50‟s and 60‟s era.They can also add other musicians and special stage lighting for large corporate
events.They are booked by several agencies and also enjoy direct relationships with
many clubs, dance schools and other organization.